Why did Japanese games start declining in innovation and execution compared to Western games starting in the 2000s?

Complacency and conservatism. Mega man developer Keiji Inafune himself remarked upon the decline of the Japanese video game industry a lot beginning in the 2000s and he took a lot of inspiration from Western video game companies who he looked up to, to try and focus Japanese towards doing more risky, innovative things, but that… Continue reading Why did Japanese games start declining in innovation and execution compared to Western games starting in the 2000s?

What would Steve Jobs think about the current state of innovation at Apple?

Well I think Apple has become a very iterative company instead of innovative. the 4S was the last device released in Steve’s lifetime. Apple is generally a trendsetter in the industry. The Macbook Retina (2012) and iPhone 5S (2013) spurred the adoption of high res displays on laptops and fingerprint sensors on phones after they… Continue reading What would Steve Jobs think about the current state of innovation at Apple?